MCKINNEY, Texas, February 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
As previously announced, the Board of Directors of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) has raised the quarterly dividend to $.15 per share on all of the outstanding common stock of the Company. However, the date of record for payment of the dividend will be April 5, 2012, rather than April 6, 2012, due to a stock market holiday. The dividend will be paid on May 1, 2012.
Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life provides individual life insurance to labor union members. Liberty National Life is one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance.
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